Business Scholars Lecture - Ed Freeman

The New Story of Business

Ed Freeman
Networking | Public lectures

Since the Global Financial Crisis ten years ago, there has been a renewed interest in a number of proposed revisions to our current understanding of capitalism. The purpose of this talk is to explicate the underlying principles behind a number of these reforms, paying particular attention to the role of purpose, ethics and values in these calls for change.

  • From: Monday 23 April 2018, 6 pm
  • To: Monday 23 April 2018, 7.30 pm
  • Registration: 5.30 pm
  • Location: Newton Building, Nottingham Trent University, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
  • Booking deadline: Monday 23 April 2018, 12.00 pm

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Lecture Details

Since the Global Financial Crisis ten years ago, there has been a renewed interest in a number of proposed revisions to our current understanding of capitalism. The purpose of this talk is to explicate the underlying principles behind a number of these reforms, paying particular attention to the role of purpose, ethics and values in these calls for change.

Biography

R. Edward Freeman is University Professor and Elis and Signe Olsson Professor of Business Administration at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.

Freeman has a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Washington University and a B.A. in Mathematics and Philosophy from Duke University. He has been bestowed with honorary doctorate degrees (Doctor Honoris Causa) from the University of Sherbrooke in Canada in 2016, Hanken School of Economics in Finland in 2014, Radbord University in the Netherlands in 2013, and Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Spain in 2008 for his work on stakeholder theory and business ethics. He was also awarded the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany during the Sixth International Conference on Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (CSR).

Programme

Monday 23 April 2018

5.30 pm - Registration in the main Newton building with welcome drinks

6.00 pm - Lecture commences

6.50 pm - Questions to Ed

7.00 pm - Refreshments, wine and canapés

7.30 pm - Close

Location details

Room/Building:

Newton Building

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
Goldsmith Street
Nottingham
NG1 4BU

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